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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps being downloaded over 15 000 times. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine is running a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). The deadline for contest submissions has been extended to March 31, 2017. See the new elements contest page for more details.

  1. Feb. 22, 2017Study says drugs could be developed cheaper and fasterIllustration of how DMS can identify the best isomer of quinoline that will pass through a cell wall.

    Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could revolutionize drug development, and substantially reduce the cost and time drugs need to reach their market.

  2. Feb. 20, 2017Chemistry competes in Science's 3MT heat3MTPhoto

    The annual Faculty of Science Three Minute Thesis heat returned this week.  More than twenty graduate students from all six units gathered to compete and describe their research in less than three minutes, using only one slide.

  3. Jan. 25, 2017Waterloo’s winning iGEM team recruiting for the 2017 competitionWaterloo iGEM logo.

    There’s nothing like a winning tradition: last year’s Gold Medal standing at the 2016 International Jamboree was Waterloo’s fourth straight annual win at a competition that attracts more than 270 teams from 42 countries.

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  1. Feb. 27, 2017CHEM 795 Seminar: Mike Lecours

    Determining the physico-chemical properties of gas phase nanoclusters

    Mike Lecours

    Monday, February 27, 2017
    9:30 a.m.
    C2-278 (Mini-Link Room)

  2. Feb. 28, 2017CHEM 795 Seminar: Ivan Kochetkov

    Implication of redox mediators and Li anode protection for nonaqueous rechargeable lithium batteries

    Ivan Kochetkov

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    3:00 p.m.
    C2-278 (Mini-Link Room)

  3. Mar. 2, 2017CHEM 794 Seminar: Qiuying Zhang

    Characterizing humulone content in beer

    Qiuying Zhang

    Thursday, March 2, 2017
    2:30 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

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